Recruit recap: 4 TDs for Cooper; Sasser hurt

GoGamecocks staff reportsOctober 7, 2012 

South Carolina has two future skill players committed in the class of 2013, but several defensive prospects also play offense in high school. Below is a roundup of how they performed in this weekend's games.

... Quarterback Connor Mitch (Wakefield High/Raleigh, N.C.) was 30-for-38 passing for three touchdowns in a 33-19 win. Through eight games, Mitch is 180-for-292 (61.6 percent) for 2,589 yards, 35 touchdowns and six interceptions.

... Linebacker Larenz Bryant (Vance/Charlotte, N.C.) had a 15-yard rushing touchdown in a 41-7 victory.

... Defensive back Brendan Langley (Kell/Marietta, Ga.) had a 47-yard rushing touchdown in a 35-7 win.

... Running back Jamari Smith (Fletcher/Neptune Beach, Fla.), returning from a foot injury, had 122 rushing yards and three touchdowns in a 30-28 loss.

... Defensive back Pharoh Cooper (Havelock/Havelock, N.C.), a quarterback in high school, had 12 carries for 116 yards and three scores in a 41-7 win. He also was 9-for-14 passing for 118 yards and a touchdown.

... Linebacker Matt Rolin (Briar Woods/Asburn, Va.), who also plays tight end, caught a pair of touchdowns in a 49-17 win.

... Athlete Jasper Sasser (Wolfson/Jacksonville, Fla.) had two carries for 43 yards and a touchdown in a 60-12 win. He also suffered a foot fracture that will keep him out of action for four to six weeks.

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